Provided as a resource for local officials, stakeholders and residents of the region, the monthly unemployment report reveals trends in the Middle Georgia region in comparison to patterns occurring at the state and national levels. Unemployment rates are given for each of Middle Georgia’s counties and measured across data from the previous month and year to show how each county has changed. An overview of employment patterns in the Macon and Warner Robins Metropolitan Statistical Areas is also shown to impart a general understanding of job growth and industry dynamics in the region. Unemployment data for the region is not seasonally adjusted, so rates may vary more than state or national rates due to seasonal layoffs. The state and regional unemployment data comes from the Georgia Department of Labor and the national data is collected from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In recent years, unemployment in the Middle Georgia region has been generally decreasing, just as it has at the state and national levels.